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Journal of Popular Music Studies (2023) 35 (4): 18–33.
Published: 01 December 2023
... the success that codes these songs as “popular” in the first place. Email: email@example.com © 2023 by the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, U.S. Branch (IASPM-US) 2023 music podcasts gender music media affect middlebrow reactivity Podcasts are a medium uniquely...
Journal of Popular Music Studies (2022) 34 (3): 59–79.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Owen Coggins; Molly Geidel This article investigates representations of gender and work in the hit 2016 song “Rockabye” by Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul and Anne-Marie in relation to a new orientation toward care labor and feminine performance we call “feminist realism.” Feminist realism, we...
Journal of Popular Music Studies (2022) 34 (1): 141–166.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Bradley Rogers This essay explores the musical politics of Lawrence Welk, the bandleader whose television show was a mainstay of American popular culture from 1955 through 1982. I argue that Welk’s interests in gender, family, and work—both philosophically and musically—reveal the maestro...
Journal of Popular Music Studies (2021) 33 (1): 42–49.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and https://levysheetmusic.mse.jhu.edu/collection/022/013 (accessed 19 August 2020). Abby Hutchinson The Hutchinson Family orphans orphan songs “lament of the blind orphan girl” William Bradbury abolition political song nineteenth century United States gender sentimental songs...
Journal of Popular Music Studies (2021) 33 (1): 36–41.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and discover her true purpose for existing, she transports both herself and her listener to another place and time. In doing so, age loses all meaning. Furthermore, her experience as a Black woman navigating the predominantly white and male-run world of Rock and Roll bears witness to the racial and gendered...
Journal of Popular Music Studies (2020) 32 (4): 37–59.
Published: 30 November 2020
...Alyxandra Vesey This article uses textual and discourse analysis to examine how Annie Clark, who records and performs under the alias St. Vincent, problematized the electric guitar’s gendered address by designing a Signature Collection for Music Man, a subsidiary of equipment manufacturer Ernie...
Journal of Popular Music Studies (2019) 31 (2): 85–106.
Published: 02 June 2019
...John Vilanova; Kyle Cassidy This article explores the role of gender stereotype and gender bias within the industrial ecosystem of live music touring through the archetype of “Merch Girl,” a catch-all for women who sell merchandise. Using twenty interviews with touring workers and supplementary...
Journal of Popular Music Studies (2019) 31 (1): 131–156.
Published: 01 March 2019
...” difference relative to visible physical disabilities (St. Pierre), and to certain ableist, gendered, and racialized conceptions of normative vocality. Ultimately, in the English-speaking world, the lisp is symbolically-coded feminine while exceeding the norms of female vocality, thereby giving rise...